Bookmarks for 6 gen 2010 through 8 gen 2010

These are my links for 6 gen 2010 through 8 gen 2010:

  • Tools – Mt Xia – Downloads,Business Continuity,Disaster Recovery,High Availability,Virtualization,Data Center Automation,Audit Response,Audit Compliance,Security Assessment,Technical Support
  • pWare – AIX Open Source software for IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1 – AIX Open Source software for IBM System p server (formerly pSeries and RS/6000) machines running AIX 5.3 and higher. My name is Bill Jojo and I work at Hudson Valley Community College where we use a significant amount of Open Source software to manage our environment.
  • Create AIX NIM master – NIM is better in that you can install a new OS from a mksysb in as little as 5 minutes versus installing from CD which can take 40 minutes or longer. You can also keep your builds consistent if you have one mksysb image to build an AIX server. This also makes server builds easier at remote locations, no more swapping CD’s[...]
  • AixErrorLogCustomization < AIS < TWiki – AIX has a very flexible error logging daemon to log hardware and software errors. The log is typically accessed with the errpt command.
    Unfortunately, checking the log is a manual process. Using some custom ODM entries, we can cause AIX to run commands in response to errors, which can then be used for notification.
    Below I document a simple configuration which uses the ODM to log each error entry to syslog, and forward the complete entry via email.
  • c99madshell Security Review – Derek Fountain – A friend of mine got hacked recently. Some charming person managed to upload a rogue file to his server and replaced some of the software executables he produces with versions containing trojans and viruses.

    It seems there's not a lot of information available that describes just what is possible from an uploaded file vulnerability. So I grabbed a copy of 'c99madshell', which is one of the more popular scripts used by script kiddies, and had a look at what it can do. Here's what I found…